Season 18, Episode 19 The Fine Art of Faking It
First Aired: December 17, 1991
Examining forgeries in the art market. Included: comments from art historians, scientists and museum curators; a look at the real “Mona Lisa” amid a montage of fake ones. Also: efforts by Amsterdam's Rembrandt Research Project to authenticate works. Narrator: Richard Dreyfuss.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)